BROOKINGS — South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension will host a reproductive technology program for beef cow/calf producers on Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. CDT at the Watertown Regional Extension Center, located at 1910 W. Kemp Ave. in Watertown.

The program, “Impact of Reproductive Technologies on Herd Success,” will include presentations on reproductive technologies opportunities, calving distribution changes and feedlot performance with reproductive technologies, and the economics for more pounds.

Topics and speakers are:

• 10 a.m. — “Advances in Reproductive Technologies,” George Perry, Associate Research Professor in Beef Cattle Reproductive Physiology, Texas A&M University;

• 11 a.m. — “Influence of Reproductive Technologies on Calving Distribution and Post Wean Calf Performance,” Julie Walker, Professor and SDSU Extension Beef Specialist;

• Noon — Lunch;

• 1 p.m. — “What if? The Potential for More Pounds More Quickly,” Matthew Diersen, Professor and SDSU Extension Risk/Business Management Specialist;

• 2 p.m. — Travel to Moes Feedlot.

Register by emailing Walker at

For more information or any questions, contact Walker at 605-688-5458.

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